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Blended Families: A Legal Perspective

Blended Families: A Legal Perspective

It’s not easy to blend families. Sixteen percent of American children live in blended families, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In fact, 1,300 new step-families are formed every day, and 40 percent of American families are blended. And yet, research suggests that...

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What Is Collaborative Divorce?

What Is Collaborative Divorce?

It’s no secret that we are big fans of Collaborative Divorce here at Transitions Legal, and this blog will tell you why. First and foremost, Collaborative Divorce is the most humane approach to the legal process of ending a marriage. It’s in the definition!...

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Bringing Your Best Self to Your Divorce

Bringing Your Best Self to Your Divorce

Divorce attorneys are fond of saying that they see good people at their worst. Indeed, it’s hard to bring your best self to divorce – especially if you did not initiate the breakup! Still, a divorce is a legal transaction, not an emotional healing. An attorney...

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Remaining Judgment-Free During Divorce

Remaining Judgment-Free During Divorce

The very name Transitions Legal on my law firm door makes a statement that we remain judgment-free during divorce. When a client walks in our door or calls on the phone, we don’t form an opinion. We listen. We take notes. We ask questions. We hear what the client...

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Is Divorce about Freedom or Transition?

Is Divorce about Freedom or Transition?

This month in America, we see all kinds of stories about freedom and independence. This made me wonder if divorce is actually about freedom or, like the name on my door, transitions in life. Because, a person can feel free within a marriage, right? And a person can...

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